DSWD extends P28.3-M livelihood grant to Boracay recipients

BORACAY ISLAND, Aklan – The Department of Social Welfare and Development (DSWD)-6 on Friday released a livelihood grant worth PHP28.3 million to residents and workers, who have been affected by the closure of Boracay Island. DSWD-6 distributed the livelihood grant to 1,887 recipients who belong to the last batch of beneficiaries of the department’s sustainable livelihood […]

Oriental students vie for a spot in VMC’s 6th Interschool Art Contest

BACOLOD City – Sixteen young artists from all over Negros Oriental participated in the 6th Victorias Milling Company (VMC) Interschool Art Contest held last Saturday at the Sidlakang Village Tourism Center in Dumaguete, Negros Oriental. The students were among those who pre-qualified for the contest to join the on-the-spot competition that will pit their artworks […]

SSS recognizes 2018 Balikat ng Bayan awardees

THE Social Security System (SSS) on Friday recognized top public and private sector partners for their strong commitment in ensuring a reliable social security protection for Filipino workers in the country during the 2018 Balikat ng Bayan Awards, held in celebration of the pension fund’s 61st anniversary. SSS President and Chief Executive Officer Emmanuel F. Dooc expressed his […]

Reg’l committee prepares for Stats Month

ILOILO City – Representatives from regional line agencies, local government units (LGUs), private sectors, schools and universities in Western Visayas convened on Sept 17, 2018, to discuss preparations for the 29th National Statistics Month (NSM) celebration in the region this October. The meeting, held at West Visayas State University in La Paz district here, was […]

Boracay youth take part in DENR’s Dalaw Turo

AS PART of the on-going rehabilitation and preservation of Boracay Island’s natural resources, the Department of Environment and Natural Resources-Biodiversity Management Bureau (DENR-BMB) and Provincial ENR Office (PENRO) Aklan, recently conducted a one-day Dalaw Turo cum Youth Forum to over two hundred (200) participants at Boracay National High School, Brgy. Balabag, Boracay Island, Malay, Aklan. […]